Machine Readable Visa (MRV)

Please click the following link for online application. Kindly read the instruction before you start filling you online application.

General requirements:

  • Citizens of most countries require valid visa to enter Bangladesh.
  • Type, category of visa and duration of stay are determined/confirmed by the Embassy.
  • Type and category of visa vary according to the purpose of visit, length of stay and bilateral arrangement with the country of the foreign national.
  • Any change in rules and regulations made by the Government of Bangladesh will apply.

 i.   General requirements for all categories:

  • Filled-in application form
  • Photographs (Size: 37mmX37mm and recent one): 02 copies
  • Valid passport and
  • Payment receipt of visa fee ( No fee is required for Indian citizens )
* For other countries please call : 011 24121389-94

ii.   Category specific requirements, in addition to those in (i):
The most common categories and their requirements are as follows:



Government Delegates Note Verbale
Diplomatic / other Embassy officials Visa Note Verbale
UN and other International Organizations visa Note Verbale
Business visa
  1. Invitation letter from Bangladesh
  2. Letter from the company that is sending the applicant to Bangladesh
Investor visa Recommendation letter from BOI/BEPZA
Work / Employment visa
  1. Letter of appointment from the employer in Bangladesh
  2. Recommendation letter from BEPZA/BOI
NGO workers’ visa Permission Letter from NGO Affairs Bureau, Bangladesh
Expert Visa
  1. Recommendation letter from BEPZA/BOI
  2. Invitation Letter from the concerned company in Bangladesh
Student visa
  1. Letter from Educational Institution
  2. Bank solvency certificate
Research Visa
  1. Letters from the concerned institutions of the both ends
  2. Consent letter of the concerned Ministry in Bangladesh
Tourist visa
  1. Invitation letter from Relatives /Hotel Booking
  2. Tentative flight itineraries/air-ticket reservation
TabligJamaat visa
  1. Letter from central Markas of the country
  2. Letter from Bangladesh Tablig Markas
Journalist visa
  1. Filled in Online form
  2. Photocopy of the first five pages of the passport
  3. Original passport and necessary payment receipt only after Embassy’s clearance
  4. Flight particulars when clearance is conveyed
Spouses and dependents of all categories (except the person attending TabligJamaat and Tourists Visa) Certification/necessary letter in support of relations
Others Please contact the Embassy


Step 1: Fill in and submit your online visa application form available at ‘’.

Step 2: Print the completed form.

Step 3:  Once you have completed online application submission,

Fees must be paid by bank cheque payable to Bangladesh High Commission, New Delhi

Bank Name: State Bank of India
Please transfer the fee  before appointment and attach a copy of the transaction with the visa form. Cash/credit card/EFTPOS/personal cheque are not accepted.

***** No visa fee required for Indian nationals applying for Bangladesh visa in any category. If any fees are asked for, the matter may kindly be brought to the notice of the high commission asap.

*****Senior citizens (above 60 years), Ladies (above 45 years) and physically challenged applicants are not  required to stand in the queue. Instead of standing in the queue, they may come to the visa officer directly through gate No.1.

,Step 4: Submit the printed visa form along with other required documents and if visa fee (as applicable ) in the form of a bank draft to the High Commission visa counter on all  working days  from 0930 -  1130 hours.

Contact Us

Bangladesh High Commission

EP-39, Dr. S. RadhaKrishnan Marg, Chanakyapuri
New Delhi, Delhi 110021

Phone -+91 11 2412 1391-94

Email : [email protected] 

Fax- (91-11)26878953

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